COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Plant Biotechnology * BBP   214 4 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Salih KAFKAS
Instructors
Prof.Dr.YILDIZ KAÇAR1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Defination and applications of biotechnology, the use of biotechnology in plant breeding
Content
This lesson contains the definition and application areas of biotechnology, tissue culture laboratory organization, embryo rescue and embryo culture, somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis, obtaining haploid plants, protoplast culture and somatic hybridization, plants, gene transfer methods, molecular genetics laboratory organization, DNA, RNA structures Investigation, PCR mechanism genetic markers: morphological and biochemical markers, molecular marker technology and GMOs, and the situation of the world.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
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2
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
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3
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
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4
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
X
5
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
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6
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
X
7
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
X
8
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
X
9
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
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10
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
X
11
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
X
12
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
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13
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
X
14
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 The Definition and Application Areas of Biotechnology Reading of the papers about the lecture
2 Tissue Culture Laboratory Organization Reading of the papers about the lecture
3 Embryo Rescue and Embryo Culture Reading of the papers about the lecture
4 Somatic Embryogenesis and Organogenesis Reading of the papers about the lecture
5 Obtaining Haploid Plants Reading of the papers about the lecture
6 Protoplast Culture and Somatic Hybridization Reading of the papers about the lecture
7 Gene Transfer Methods Reading of the papers about the lecture
8 Mid-Term Exam Reading of the papers about the lecture
9 Investigation of DNA, RNA structures Reading of the papers about the lecture
10 PCR Mechanism Reading of the papers about the lecture
11 Genetic markers: Morphological and Biochemical Markers Reading of the papers about the lecture
12 Molecular markers Reading of the papers about the lecture
13 Genetic Markers: Molecular Marker Technology Reading of the papers about the lecture
14 GMOs, and The Situation of The World Reading of the papers about the lecture
15 General review Reading of the papers about the lecture
16-17 Term Exams Preparation of exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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